Tag Archives: 17th St Bar & Grill

The Big Apple Barbecue 2016 – Hog Wild!

I once again returned to one of my favorite annual events – the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party in and around Madison Square Park in NYC. I particularly enjoyed this one seeing old friends, making new ones and, of course […]

Posted in Big Apple BBQ, Culinary Personalities, Events, Food and Drink, Food Events, New York City, Regional, Restaurants, Slow Food, Top Tastes, Traditional Ethnic | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party 2014 – Some Personal Highlights

I look forward to attending the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party in NYC’s Madison Square Park on Madison Avenue every year and have attended all but one (missed it because of a conflict with my son’s college graduation) over the […]

Posted in Big Apple BBQ, Cocktails & Libations, Culinary Personalities, Events, Family, Food and Drink, New York City, Regional, Restaurants, Slow Food, Southern Food & Cooking, Traditional Ethnic, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Highlights From The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party 2013

Brisket, ribs, sausages, whole hog, pork shoulder, cracklings, Mint Juleps, slaw, Bloody Marys, Alabama seafood – it was all there, enough to turn one relatively small park in NYC into the center of the American South for one whole weekend […]

Posted in Big Apple BBQ, Cheese, Cocktails & Libations, Cooking, Culinary Personalities, Food and Drink, New York City, Regional, Slow Food, Southern Food & Cooking, The Southern USA, Traditional Ethnic, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Big Apple BBQ Block Party is Back!

Crazy, fun and chock full of some of the best Q around, the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party organized by Danny Meyer and his crew at Union Square Hospitality Group is back for another go this weekend! See here for […]

Posted in Big Apple BBQ, Culinary Shopping, Food and Drink, New York City, Photo Posts, Regional, Slow Food, Southern Food & Cooking, The Southern USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Mike Mills – Barbecue Legend

While at the Big Apple BBQ in NYC, I had the chance to chat with BBQ legend Mike Mills of the 17th St. Bar & Grill of Myrphysboro, Il and his daughter, Amy Mills Tunnicliffe. This video gives a sense […]

Posted in Big Apple BBQ, Cooking, Culinary Personalities, Food and Drink, Food Events, New York City, Slow Food, Travel, Video | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Taste of the Week – June 7-13

This was another week of superlative dining. With some outstanding hors d'ouvres at The Four Seasons and a great meal at Momofuku Ssam Bar, I had many choices, however, I must give the Taste of the Week to the […]

Posted in Taste of the Week | Tagged , , | Leave a comment